Procedures > Whitening Your Teeth
Zoom! Whitening is SAFE, FAST and EFFECTIVE.
You may have seen the Zoom! process used by me on
ABC’s Extreme Makeover.
Whitening can make your smile beautiful and bright and
often takes years off of our patients' appearances. There
are many whiteing products and procedures available today,
but we recommend that patients look for a whitening procedure
Fast and convenient
Proven safe and effective
Performed by a Dental Professional
Zoom! is a bleaching process that lightens discoloration
of enamel and dentin. The Zoom! light-activated whitening
gel's active ingredient is Hydrogen Peroxide. As the Hydrogen
Peroxide is broken down, oxygen enters the enamel and dentin,
bleaching colored substances while the structure of the
tooth is unchanged. The Zoom! light aids in activating the
hydrogen peroxide and helps it penetrate the surface of
the tooth. A study has shown that use of the Zoom! lamp
increases the effectiveness of the Zoom! gel by 26% or more,
giving an average improvement of up to eight shades.
The complete whitening procedure takes less than
an hour. The procedure begins with a preparation
period followed as little as by 45 minutes of bleaching.
(A cleaning is recommended prior to the actual Zoom! whitening